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hi, i'm been following this thread since the star, but never reply so hi to all. i'm having lots of troubles installing. i try 10.8 using clover but i have a quadrant display problem so i try 10.9, i was succefully installing 10.9 using chameleon bootloader(it was imposible to boot with clover) but now i'm stuck, the post install wont boot it gives me a fail loading drivers CPUID kernel panic so a bit of help would be much apreciated. oh i also copy all clover boot files from the clover bootable ISO (including clover replace patch from #486) from a linux distro to the EFI partition in the HDD so i think that is the same to actually install clover, or not? i'm a bit lost with the ketx maybe i did all wrong. specs: t420 4236NUS i5 2.9 8GB RAM/HD300/SSD 512GB

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Hi!

 

Don't know if my question is offtopic here, but I'm a bit frustrated.

 

I want to update to Mavericks from 10.8.3. If I start the installer and choose my OS_X hard disk partition, the installer tells me, my partition is not guid. So I have to cancel.

To change the partition to guid isn't easy, because on this hard disk is also my Win-Partition and the Recovery from Lenovo. I mustn't loose them...

Is there an Option to Update with the normal Update and changing the Kexts?

 

So I tried to make a bootable USB-Stick like the first time installing ML. But every Guide and every Tool (myHack, DiskMaker X) I use ends with the same Problem: I can't boot from the Stick. I choose it by the Lenovo-Bootmanager (F11 while starting) - the monitor change to black and returns to the Boot-menu.

If I want to use my Chameleon-Boot-Loader, the USB-Stick is not shown.

Changed the USB-Stick. No Effect...

 

So I think I make a 'Master-Mistake' by preparing the USB. Here's my doing:

- Partitioning the USB-Stick to a new Patition 'MAC OS extended' - Option 'GUID'

- starting DiskMaker X ... waiting

- restarting - no USB-Stick will be found.

 

My config: T420, 3 Partitions (Recover, Win7, OSX), Chameleon Bootloader

 

Is there help for me? Another Guide which explains for super-idiots?! ;-)

Or do have I to use in future Win95? ;-)

 

Thanks in advance!!

Greetings, Synymy

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@amar0 - i just repackaged the zip in #486 that may make it easier for you to make a 10.9 installer. the top level DSDT is a bit more generic so it will work with either low or high resolution LCD. 

 

@Snynymy - i have switched to GUID in general. if you have a 2nd disk - install to GUID disk and then use Carbon Copy to move it to your MBR disk. thats how i used to do it! 

  or here is a link that may be of interest to you. Mavericks MBR patch 10.9 GM (13A603)

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Thanks to Kogen Mantis, Tluck et al. I now have a fully functional 10.8.5 install. No bluetooth but replaced the wifi card. I have never been happier. Thanks

 

 

bluetooth should be fixable by either replacing or editing: BroadcomBluetoothHostControllerUSBTransport.kext (v4.1.7 with patched Info.plist from 10.8.5) - adds ProductID 8575 to make BT work! Put/replace one in /S/L/E/IOBluetoothFamily.kext/Contents/PlugIns

 

For me I didn't have built-in bluetooth, but buying and installing this USB adapter fixed my wifi with no drivers needed at all:

 

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007GFX0PY/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

 

Also, wifi works perfectly but needs some software with this adapter:

 

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003X26PMO/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i05?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Now that my hackintosh is working perfectly I am of course teetering on the edge of futzing with it some more. Wanted to see if anyone else had any experience using one of the UltraBay hard drive adapters?

 

I was curious about installing the original HDD back in the ultrabay (I am using a 128gb SSD as my main drive) and doing a Windows Install as an alternative.

 

Also for dual boot any method I should use in particular? In the past I always did boot camp and then installed Parallels configured to my boot camp partition because this gave me the best flexibility with both dual booting and virtualization.

 

Any general tips?

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@tluck thank you, i tried again but i'm still not able for boot i keep having this problem "AppleACPIlataformExpert::start failed" and a kernel panic. i'm really frustated i try almost every solution posted in this thread unsuccefully. what it could be?

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@amar0 - well can you explain what step you are at and what you did so far.

 

does the installer work without "quadrants"?

is this KP from the installer or after the install?

did you replace the EFI contents with the zip stuff?

which config.plist and dsdt are you using?

did you rename the OEM folder or are using the top level config.plist?

did you rename OEM folder?

did you copy the kexts to your HD?

did you turn off VT-d Virtualization?

what bios version are on?

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Good find, @tluck

descriptor 1:    bc 1b 56 84 50 00 16 30 30 20 14 00 35 ae 10 00 00 1a

mine actually was proper already, but i've spent like good couple of month adjusting frequencies in SwitchResX back in the day before I ended up with an EDID that wouldn't glitch the screen.

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@tluck

great news :)

tested under 10.8.5, 10.9 under 1366x768 and upper ;)

with success

 

i did not have much problem in the past with my EDID but this improuvment is welcome to get rid of this problem

Thanks again

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@amar0 - well can you explain what step you are at and what you did so far.

 

does the installer work without "quadrants"?

is this KP from the installer or after the install?

did you replace the EFI contents with the zip stuff?

which config.plist and dsdt are you using?

did you rename the OEM folder or are using the top level config.plist?

did you rename OEM folder?

did you copy the kexts to your HD?

did you turn off VT-d Virtualization?

what bios version are on?

thank you again @tluck !!

Ok i re-install from scratch

i made a chamelleon USB installer for 10.9, install was perfect no display problems and it finish all right.

after that i install clover in a USB, apply the patch from #486 (the one uploaded today)and when i try to boot from USB nothing happens it doesn't boot, so i "install"(copy all the files to the EFI Folder)  clover to the EFI partition using a linux distro, after that i was able to enter main screen of clover. When  i select boot the OSX on OSX  i get this (picture attached), so i'm a bit of stuck i can't figure out what is wrong. so resuming your questions:

installer quadrant=no

KP= after install

EFI from zip=yes

Config.plist= i change the name in OEM folder (low screen 1333xetc..) for match my model  (4236NUS i5 1366x768)

Rename OEM folder= yes

kext= i can't copy the kext to HD because i can boot OSX, and from the linux distro i can write to HFS+ Journaled so, dont :/

VT-d= Off

Bios=1.4

PS: i dont know about dsdt, i just use the clover and your patch, i'm i missing something?

 

DSC_1478.jpg

 

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PMPatch of Powermanagement.kext is actually not well working on Mavericks. It seems to me, that this is a common problem for devices without pmpatched bios.

If you can not get a pmpatched bios for your lappy or patch it by yourself, you can boot from your usb installer and try to copy for now nullcpupowermangement.kext with terminal to S/L/E of your installed hd partiton. Don´t forget to repair permissions. Afterwards boot with flags -f v.

 

Have fun.

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@anarch99 - you will get ethernet if you installed the AppleIntelE1000e kext ... but wifi AFAIK is only works with modded bios and then you replace the intel wifi with the mini express card. the  bottom slots will not work for wifi. for wifi, i use a USB wifi.

The WWAN slot is also capable of hosting wifi cards. I did this briefly, for kicks, with a card from an old hackintosh. However, there isn't a way to connect a wifi antenna, so the signal strength will probably be much weaker. You need to install the bios mod regardless of where you install it (this is very easy, mostly safe, and probably covered by your warranty if you manage to mess up). New wifi cards can be found for less than $15 with shipping. I've heard there are USB wifi cards in the mini-pcie form-factor -- these could be used without the bios patch. Personally, I like my native wifi support (it supports AirDrop and gets much better speeds and signal coverage then the AirLink that I originally purchased).
 

Finally, the folder I am supposed to rename is "4236Y33" correct? The question is, how do I know what to rename it properly? Where do I find the appropriate string?

The string is on a sticker on the bottom of the laptop.

 

 

Now that my hackintosh is working perfectly I am of course teetering on the edge of futzing with it some more. Wanted to see if anyone else had any experience using one of the UltraBay hard drive adapters?

 

I was curious about installing the original HDD back in the ultrabay (I am using a 128gb SSD as my main drive) and doing a Windows Install as an alternative.

 

Also for dual boot any method I should use in particular? In the past I always did boot camp and then installed Parallels configured to my boot camp partition because this gave me the best flexibility with both dual booting and virtualization.

 

Any general tips?

I do this. It works great. I'm thinking of buying an SSD as a third drive (in the WWAN slot) and making it my system partition. The boot camp wizard obviously doesn't work, but you can install windows the normal way. I turn off UEFI in bios before installing windows to ensure it uses MBR, so that it works with VMware. However, the virtualization environments are starting to support EFI, so your milage may vary.

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@amar0 - i just repackaged the zip in #486 that may make it easier for you to make a 10.9 installer. the top level DSDT is a bit more generic so it will work with either low or high resolution LCD. 

 

@Snynymy - i have switched to GUID in general. if you have a 2nd disk - install to GUID disk and then use Carbon Copy to move it to your MBR disk. thats how i used to do it! 

  or here is a link that may be of interest to you. Mavericks MBR patch 10.9 GM (13A603)

 

Just reposted the zip file here: Clover UEFI on T420 Guide - revised the instructions a bit - hopefully it will make sense for first timers.

 

- Tetonne reminded me to actually include  HFSPlus-64.efi !!!

@tluck...i cant download...always disconnect, pls re upload on other site. Thanks you tluck :)

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@T430(i) users

 

There is a new UEFI for T430, T430i that might address some issues:

From the 2.57 readme:

<2.57>
 UEFI: 2.57 / ECP: 1.12
- (Fix) Fix an issue where the system fail to boot from from USB device by 
        configuration.
- (Fix) Fix an issue where WMI interface has incorrect message.
- (Fix) Fix an issue where the mouse pointer was moved when the LCD panel was
        closed.
- (Fix) Fix an issue where the system could not resume from sleep state.

I never encountered the USB issue. It might be under W8 when you use the advanced menu to restart from a specific device. I did encounter the WMI error in W7 and W8. Event viewer would pop a WMI warning every few minutes. Harmless, but annoying. I'm wondering if it would manifest in OS X as an SMC error. Like the one's we've seen when installing or booting. The mouse pointer thing was really annoying. When you have the laptop docked with the lid closed, if you'd set your coffee over where the touchpad or trackpoint is, you would sometimes get a mouse click or the pointer moving. Got a lot of complaint about this one. The interesting one is this sleep fix. I'm hoping it doesn't break anything else. But more importantly, how does it affect/improve our sleep issues in OS X?

 

A word of caution:

if you've already updated past UEFI v2.50, you cannot rollback to earlier than v2.50. And with this new update, 2.57, if you update to it, you won't be able to rollback at all.

 

I know some of us are still on a really old UEFI because it's the only one that it whitelist patched, but I did read somewhere that the modern UEFI's from Lenovo can be patched, but it has to be performed on your own dump. Something about signatures or serials, or somewhere else that claimed new Lenovo UEFI updates are only partial/incremental/incomplete UEFI's. I don't understand it at all, but I get the feeling you can't use someone else's patched UEFI past a certain version. If someone has any information to share on whitelist patching modern Lenovo UEFI's, I'd really appreciate it.


I also have VT-d enabled in UEFI v2.53 (I think, need to check version) and have no problems installing or booting.

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@amar0

 

- you are getting close. but it seems you have not followed my guide closely. it seems you got OSX installed on the HD but the reason you can't boot is there are no custom kexts (FakeSMC etc) used during the boot from the HD.

 

to fix this. boot from the USB you installed from. then follow the instructions to install Clover in the ESP of the HD. Don't rename OEM until you can boot from the top level and get all the kexts on the HD /S/L/E from /EFI/Clover/kexts/10.9 - pay attention to where each of these need to go.

 

to make a Clover USB - 

if it is MBR formatted, will be a single partition typically. Use the clover installer to install the boot loader in the MBR with non UEFI options

if it is GUID formatted, this will have 2 partition typically. ESP is 1st hidden one. use the clover installer to install stuff in ESP

 

in either case - 

replace /EFI/CLOVER with the zip contents - don't match OEM to your product YET!!!

 

@Manwe150

 

- thanks for info around modded Bios and wifi. which min-pci-express card to you use/recommend. i think i saw a link to mod-bios 1.46. currently i use USB (can get around 144 mbps r/w)

 

yeah windows can be a bit tricky. my main HD is dual boot OSX/Win7 - both are UEFI. clover is really good at manage this - /EFI/Clover vs /EFI/microsoft. but both are present in Clover GUI. native boot for either one on 1st disk. (i rarely use this windows instance anymore!)

 

SO i took a different approach for VM, i use Fusion 5 and i prefer to keep my VMs on a 2nd disk MBR formatted.  my VMDKs (C and D drives etc) use physical disks, so i can read these from the VM or when I native boot windows. 

 

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk1 1 "Disk1" ide

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk1 2 "Disk2" ide


@styrian - what is this pmpatch issue all about? not sure i understand the problem here?

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@tluck thank you!! Very much Men, i finally have a functional osx running great!! Thank you Very much for the help. Now i'm gonna make some testing to ser if everything is Ok. I only have 1 remaining question with thi part "If you have 1366x768 LCD, you can probably just use items as is - that is rename OEM/ProductID.1366x768 folder to match your product name. Note: if you have similar CPU as i5-2520, the SSDT.aml from above may work for you (copy from ProductID/ACPI/patched)"

where i have to Copy the dsdt.dsl?

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SO i took a different approach for VM, i use Fusion 5 and i prefer to keep my VMs on a 2nd disk MBR formatted.  my VMDKs (C and D drives etc) use physical disks, so i can read these from the VM or when I native boot windows. 

 

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk1 1 "Disk1" ide

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk1 2 "Disk2" ide

@tluck

i'm also interested to use VM on a real partition and to be able to use it as a native boot windows.

In the past on my mini 311c i try to do that without success so i've delete the win partition. (Mac OS X boot only)

your post makes me want to try again :)

 

i'll take all your advice to do so. :)

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@amar0

you are welcome. since you have the same CPU as me you can use the SSDT from the ProductID.1600x900 folder. just move ssdt.aml to your 

OEM/4236NUS/ACPI/patched folder. 

 

@tetonne - i am no expert with vm, but there are several options for Fusion. physical disks: whole disk, a partition of a disk or virtual disks (a disk in a container).

i suspect most will do VM containers as they are easy and transportable. for windows, i wanted to use physical disk so i can read the data from either a VM guest or a physical host. its been so long since i did this but i remember I had some conflicts with GPT disks and Fusion. the issue is the MBR vs PBR. Fusion seems to need/use the MBR of (either a MBR or GPT disk) to figure out partition boundaries. i recall mac diskutility will convert the PBR to MBR when you create a windows (NTFS or exfat) for bootcamp etc.  but its been so long i don't remember the details but this messed something up for me. i had to dd the PBR back in place. my config is a bit complicated.

 

bottom line: if you want use physical disks for VMS, i suggest a 2nd disk that you can format and experiment with. the vmware-rawdiskCreator command line tool is for creating physical vm disks - there isn't a nice GUI interface like on windows. here some examples

5 disks in the VM

 

disk 1 partition 1 and 2 (happens to be on a MBR disk)

disk 2 partition 3 and 4 (happens to be on a GPT disk)

disk 3 whole disk 

 

you can use ide or scsi

 

 

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk1 1 "Disk1" ide

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk1 2 "Disk2" ide

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk2 3 "Disk3" lsisas

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk2 4 "Disk4" lsisas

/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk3 "fullDevice" "Disk5" lsisas

 

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Hi guys, Clover question:

While upgrading to the latest gm of Mavericks, I downloaded the Mavericks upgrade app from the App Store and tried to run it directly. This made the computer restart and a new Clover boot option showed up, something like "Install Mavericks from Mac SSD". I upgraded properly later on, by creating an install USB following tluck's guide, so the upgrade went okay.

The issue is that the entry to Install it is still there, also there is another one to boot from recovery partition.

 

How do I get rid of this new entry? Where are these entries stored?

 

Thanks,

AJ

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Clover boot options are probed. Meaning that for any given option there exists a partition with an OS on it. This also includes attached devices, so if you have OSX installed to your HD and you still have your thumb drive plugged in at boot, you will see boot options for your thumb drive as well.

 

So if you're seeing extra boot options then you have that many partitions with bootable OS's on them.

The clover config allows you to hide certain types and specific partitions, but more likely you want to actually remove the extraneous partitions and reclaim the space.

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@AJ 

 

1)  /.IAbootfiles  or something like this is created by the installer on the OS partition you were upgrading by the Install OSX.app ...  if you have HFSplus.efi vs Vboxhfs.efi in your clover drivers folder, then clover can boot from this installer bundle upon reboot. (just like a real mac)

 

since you aborted the install process by not restarting using this bundle, you can get rid of this folder now.

 

2) the installer will create (or update) the recovery partition - which is a 650MB partition on your OS HD. ( i would keep this.)

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i may have figured out why some LCDs are glitchy on HD3000. i looked at 4 good EDIDs (2 real macs, 1 HP, and 1 EDID for my LCD that works) and they have some things in common in the detailed timing section. using an EDID (view sonic) i could see that they all have Sync Offset=48 and Sync Pulse Width=32. So i edited my original EDID and modified these to values to match (which were way off) ....  

guess what? that one worked too without glitches or hangs. anyway... we have a good EDID for 1600x900 and here is one for low-res - possibly:

 

so if anyone is interested in trying this this to remove glitches for 1366x768 LCD (i edited tetonnes) which had sync offset=38 and sync pulse width=22

 

this one below encoded for clover which has the values of  48 and 32 instead of 38 and 22 respectively.

 

put this in your clover config.plist (replace current graphics section)

 

       <key>Graphics</key>

        <dict>

                <key>Comment</key>

                <string>LCD 1366x768</string>

                <key>CustomEDID</key>

                <data>

                AP///////wAGrzwxAAAAAAAUAQOAHxF4ChC2l1hXkiYeUFQAAAABAQEBAQEB

                AQEBAQEBAQEBEhtWRlAAIzAwIDYANa0QAAAYAAAADwAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAg

                AAAA/gBBVU8KICAgICAgICAAAAAA/gBYWFhYWFhYWFhYMSAKACM=

                </data>

                <key>DualLink</key>

                <string>0</string>

                <key>Inject</key>

                <dict>

                        <key>Intel</key>

                        <true/>

                </dict>

                <key>InjectEDID</key>

                <true/>

        </dict>

Original:

attachicon.gifScreen Shot 2013-10-31 at 2.17.55 PM.png

Revised: (note 2 values changed on line 60)

attachicon.gifScreen Shot 2013-10-31 at 2.17.25 PM.png

 

I have an hp with 1600x900 and in the original seems to have already that 303020 and i have glitches with clover, so i think this is not real solution

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Take 2: 

 

took another look at this ... my first attempt at understanding why 1 EDID works and the other does not  by changing sync offset width, pulse etc failed - it eventually hung.....

 

BUT what makes my built-in EDID work without glitches? - it is the panel size!!! i this new EDID tested on 10.8.5 and 10.9.0 by changing the panel size from 309x174  to 310x174 -- and i can NOT make it hang or glitch. this, i believe, is it. 

 

the one below that i obtained from Kogen is/was 310x174 panel size - so i matched my built-in to the same size changed 309 to 310 - Note: the pixel clock in built-in EDID was 110MHz vs 96Mhz along with other param diffs -  but that does not seem to matter. all the ways i know to make it hang (which is pretty easy to do with mission control on/off about 3-4 times or moving safari between monitors) fail to hang it up. 

 

@Yum - yeah i agree, it does seems to be a bit more that just that. it may be that + pixel clock -- the ones that work have plus other timings ... which affects vertical frequency. Have you tried injecting the 1600x900 EDID i posted that is glitch free? this one works:

 

 

00FFFFFF FFFFFF00 30E4E202 00000000 00140103 801F1178 0A434597 59578E28 21505400 00000101 01010101 01010101 01010101 01018025 40806084 1A303020 350036AE 10000019 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00FE004C 47204469 73706C61 790A2020 000000FE 004C5031 34305744 322D544C 42310038 

 

        <key>Graphics</key>

        <dict>

                <key>Comment</key>

                <string>LCD 1600x900</string>

                <key>CustomEDID</key>

                <data>

                AP///////wAw5OICAAAAAAAUAQOAHxF4CkNFl1lXjighUFQAAAABAQEBAQEB

                AQEBAQEBAQEBgCVAgGCEGjAwIDUANq4QAAAZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

                AAAA/gBMRyBEaXNwbGF5CiAgAAAA/gBMUDE0MFdEMi1UTEIxADg=

                </data>

                <key>DualLink</key>

                <string>1</string>

                <key>Inject</key>

                <dict>

                        <key>Intel</key>

                        <true/>

                </dict>

                <key>InjectEDID</key>

                <true/>

        </dict>

Edited by tluck

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@Yum - yeah i agree, it does seems to be a bit more that just that. it may be that + pixel clock -- the ones that work have plus other timings ... which affects vertical frequency. have you tried injecting the 1600x900 EDID i posted that is glitch free? this one works:

 

00FFFFFF FFFFFF00 30E4E202 00000000 00140103 801F1178 0A434597 59578E28 21505400 00000101 01010101 01010101 01010101 01018025 40806084 1A303020 350036AE 10000019 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00FE004C 47204469 73706C61 790A2020 000000FE 004C5031 34305744 322D544C 42310038 

 

        <key>Graphics</key>

        <dict>

                <key>Comment</key>

                <string>LCD 1600x900</string>

                <key>CustomEDID</key>

                <data>

                AP///////wAw5OICAAAAAAAUAQOAHxF4CkNFl1lXjighUFQAAAABAQEBAQEB

                AQEBAQEBAQEBgCVAgGCEGjAwIDUANq4QAAAZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

                AAAA/gBMRyBEaXNwbGF5CiAgAAAA/gBMUDE0MFdEMi1UTEIxADg=

                </data>

                <key>DualLink</key>

                <string>1</string>

                <key>Inject</key>

                <dict>

                        <key>Intel</key>

                        <true/>

                </dict>

                <key>InjectEDID</key>

                <true/>

        </dict>

Now i try to inject all this edid

It doesnt work buddy, glitches everywhere. I always thiought that these glitch are not edid linked honestly, i have tried everything for this but nothing work. only on chameleon and smcping i am well, on clover always glitch

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    • By e97
      HackPro X99 System
      Until Apple blesses us with the MacPro7,1 – this is for those that require tools to do their work.
      An appropriate bicycle for the mind.
       
       

       

       

       
      Specs:
       
      CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3 (12 core, 2.5 GHz / 3.3 GHz Boost)
      Motherboard: SZMZ X99-8D3
      RAM: 16GB DDR3-14900R 1866Mhz ECC RDIMM modules
      GPU: Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB
      Storage: Phison E12 m.2 NVMe PCI-E 3.0 x4 SSD
      Water blocks: BARROW CPU + GPU
      Radiator: 360mm x 25mm slim
      Pump: DDC
       
      Case dimensions: 431 mm x 342 mm x 177 mm
       
       
       
      XCPM OFF
       

       
      XCPM ON
       

       
      OpenCL
       

       
       
       
      iMacPro1,1
       

       
       

       
      OpenCL
       

       
       
      NVMe
       

       
       
      Win 10 x64 v1809
       
      AIDA64 - Cache & Memory
       

       
       
      Download:  https://github.com/xe97/X99-8D3-Clover
       
       
       
       
       
      Anyone else I forgot
       
       
    • By digivish
      Hi All - quick thing - I have a NUC 8i7BEH with 32GB RAM and 2 x 1TB SSD drives. Each drive has its own OS - Windows 10 and Catalina 10.15.
       
      Clover works well - Catalina Boots, so does Windows.
      Catalina - has sound over HDMI (to my monitor's speakers)
      Windows - no audio device found - It does show Realtek and Intel Display Drivers - but the speaker has a red"x" and in Devices, there is no entry for Microphone Array under Audio Input/Output. It does, however, show Intel display over the HDMI - but actually no sound.
       
      I have tried reinstalling Realtek drivers - now here's the thing...when it installs, it first uninstalls existing Realtek drivers - at this stage (and it's important) the sound starts working - as if uninstalling did the trick. As part of the installing, I have to reboot and upon reboot, it actually reinstalls the Realtek drivers. After that, I'm back to square 1. Unsure if it's the config.plist or boot args in clover. But something with Clover for sure.
       
      I have tested this by removing the Mac Drive with clover and just booting directly to Windows 10 bootloader and everything works as it should, I have sound over HDMI and the audio device shows. Just not when I boot with Clover.
       
      has anyone experienced this and have thoughts or pointers.
       
      Thanks a ton!
    • By MaLd0n
      ---TUTORIAL---

      https://olarila.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=8685
       
      --Original Post--
       
      https://olarila.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=97&t=11237
       
      --Bios/UEFI Settings--
       
      *Update bios/uefi to F7+*
      1- Go to M.I.T./Advanced Frequency Settings tab
       
      Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) - Profile 1
       
      2- Go to BIOS tab
       
      CSM Support - Disabled
       
      3- Go to Peripherals/Thunderbolt(TM) Configuration tab
       
      Security Level - No Security
      Thunderbolt USB Support - Enabled
      GPIO3 Force Pwr - Enabled
       
      4- Go to Chipset tab
       
      Internal Graphics - Enable
       
      ---CLOVER FOLDER---
      https://olarila.com/files/Clover.Folder/EFI CLOVER Z390 DESIGNARE.zip
      *Use this folder with FULL DSDT PATCHED
       
      ---OPENCORE FOLDER---
      https://olarila.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&amp;t=10578
      *Use this folder with FULL DSDT PATCHED
       
       
      ---Extract one Full dump for DSDT edits, post files---
       
      RunMe.app
       
       
       
      ---HARDWARE---
       
      --MOBO

      GIGABYTE Z390 DESIGNARE
      -Link
      https://www.amazon.com/Z390-DESIGNARE-Gigabyte-Thunderbolt-Motherboard/dp/B07K8RJZRG/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Z390+DESIGNARE&qid=1565492390&s=electronics&sr=1-1

      --PROCESSOR

      Intel Core i9-9900K
      -Link
      https://www.amazon.com/Intel-i9-9900K-Desktop-Processor-Unlocked/dp/B005404P9I/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?keywords=Intel+Core+i9-9900K&qid=1553358099&s=gateway&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1

      --COOLER

      CORSAIR H100i RGB PLATINUM AIO Liquid CPU Cooler
      -Link
      https://www.amazon.com/CORSAIR-H100i-PLATINUM-Liquid-Cooler/dp/B07JWB5BSN/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=WATER+COOLER+CPU&qid=1565492509&s=gateway&sr=8-4

      --MEMORY

      Corsair CMW32GX4M2C3200C16 Vengeance RGB PRO 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 3200 (PC4-25600)
      -Link
      https://www.amazon.com/Corsair-CMW32GX4M2C3200C16-Vengeance-PC4-25600-Desktop/dp/B07GTG2T7L/ref=sr_1_15?keywords=memory+ddr4+32&qid=1553358238&s=gateway&sr=8-15

      --GPU

      MSI RX Vega 64 AIR Boost 8G OC
      -Link
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      --SSD

      Samsung 970 EVO 1TB SSD (MZ-V7E1T0BW) NVMe M.2 V-NAND
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      --POWER SUPPLY

      EVGA Supernova 1000 P2 80+ Platinum, 1000W ECO Mode Fully Modular 
      -Link
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      --WIRELESS

      TP-Link Archer T9E
      -Link
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      --CASE

      Thermaltake Core P5 Tempered Glass Black Edition ATX Open Frame Panoramic Viewing
      -Link
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      --DSDT Patches--
      -FIX ACPI ERRORS -FIX OEM SSDTs to AVOID ERRORS AND WARNINGS -REMOVE UNUSED SCOPES / DEVICES -HIGH PRECISION EVENT TIMER -SATA -DMAC -REMOVE PROBLEMATIC AND UNUSED DEVICES -FIX K.P in REBOOT -SLPB -DARWIN / WINDOWS 2015 -XHCI -PLUGIN TYPE -HDAS to HDEF -HDEF -REAL TIME CLOCK -ARTC -IRQs -SBUS -BUS1 -MCHC -ALS0 -SHUTDOWN -LAN -FWHD -USBX -PMCR -PPMC -XSPI -CNVW -GMM -IMEI -EC -PNLF -ARPT -GFX0 -NVME -DTGP -ACQUIRE MUT0 0XFFFF -MUTEX MUT0 0x00 -EXTERNAL REFERENCES -UNKNOWNOBJ -HDMI / HDAU -FULL RENAMED DEVICES ---SCREENSHOTs---




















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    • By kelvin henrique
      Faz pouco menos de uma semana que estou tentando dar boot usando um pendrive no lenovo g40-80, mas todas as vezes que tento algum kernel panic diferente acontece, não entendo tanto de hackintosh mas pelo que li tanto aqui no forum quanto em outros sites me fizeram constatar que talvez o erro seja falta de kexts, alguem possui os kexts para esse notebook ??
       
      primeiro erro que tive era porque estava usando um pendrive de 8gb, o recomendado é 16 no minimo pelo oque vi, fui la, comprei um de 32, mudou o kernel panic mas era só um dos erros resolvidos.
       
      especificações dele:
      Processador: Intel Core i3-5005U
      Grafico: Intel HD Graphics 5500
      originalmente ele vinha com um hd de 500gb e 4gb de ram, mudei pra um ssd de 128gb e 8 gb de ram
       
      ja percebi que unico problema desse notebook é que a placa de wifi não vai funcionar, mas quanto a isso não tem problema pois se conseguir mesmo instalar o mac eu comprou outra
    • By ludufre
      Installing macOS Catalina on Lenovo ThinkPad L440

       
      There are two version of this laptop:
      - 20AS = Chipset QM87, without Express Card (mine).
      - 20AT = Chipset HM86, with Express Card.
      I strong believe is the same thing...
       

      Changelog:
       
      11/08/2019 20:30h GMT-0
      - Added instructions to swap Command with Option keys in VoodooPS2Controller.kext.
      - Added additional FileVault 2 UEFI drivers be more practical.
       
      10/30/2019 01:42h GMT-0
      - Added 10.15.1 update instructions.
      - Replaced AppleALC.kext with VoodooHDA.kext
      - No more issues after sleep or misconfiguration with jack sense.
       
      10/29/2019 18:18h GMT-0
      - Replaced the config.plist with AppleIntelCPUPM = true.
       
      10/27/2019 05:37h GMT-0
      - Replaced the DW1560 wireless card with BCM94360CS2.
       
      10/20/2019 20:47h GMT-0
      - Removed AppleBacklightFixup.kext.
      - WhateaverGreen now implements backlight since 1.2.5.
       
      10/20/2019 18:10h GMT-0
      - First version.
       
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      - Processor: Intel Core i5-4300M ->  Work. All SpeedStep stages.
      - Video Card: Intel HD4600 ->  Work. QE/CI and Metal.
      - Chipset: Intel QM87 ->  Work.
      - Mini DisplayPort ->  Work. But no audio, yet.
      - VGA ->  Not work. Normal.
      - Audio: ALC292 ->  Work.
      - WiFi/Bluetooth: Intel AC 7260 ->  Not work. Replaced with DW1560 BCM94360CS2 (need whitelist removal).
      - Ethernet: Intel I217-LM ->  Work.
      - Card Reader: Realtek RTS5227 ->  Not work.
      - Keyboard and Touchpad ->  Work.
      - Webcam ->  Work.
      - Fingerprint Reader ->  Not work. Normal.
      - USB3.0 ->  Work.
      - Sleep ->  Work.
      - Airdrop, Handoff and Continuity ->  Work after replaced wireless.
      - Instant Hotspot ->  Not work.
       
       
      Extras
       
      - FullHD 1920x1080 display upgrade: 
      Replaced with AU Optronics B140HAN01.1 30pin eDP (B140HAN01.2 and B140HAN01.3 also compatible).
      Apparently same screen as Dell Latitude E6440, E7440, Lenovo Ideapad U430 and E129.
       
      - CPU upgrade:
      Replaced the stock Intel Core i5 4300M 2.6Ghz (3.3Ghz turbo) 6M cache with Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.4Ghz (3.4Ghz turbo) 6MB.
      I initially had problems with overheating. The processor ran at full load above 90 degrees.
      After using a quality thermal paste I can work between 70 and 80 degrees.
      Acceptable taking into consideration that the new processor has 47TDP versus 37TDP which is recommended.
      I also had no problem consuming the battery while charging. The original 65W source seems to have figured out.
       
      - Touchpad upgrade:
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      This is serious: you have to do it! It should be stock. Touchpad with precision and absurd quality!
      Just do it!
       
      - RAM upgrade:
      16GB (2x8GB). No mistery here. Just upgade.
       
      - Wireless upgrade:
      Previously I have the DW1560 working almost perfectly, now replaced with BCM94360CS2 that is full native supported. 
      More info below.
       
      Todo
       
      - Make DP audio work.
      - Make Card Reader work.
      - Make trackpad appear in System Preferences
      - Make Instant Hotspot work.
       
       
      What you need to install

      - Running install of macOS
      - One USB flash drive of 8GB or bigger
      - macOS Catalina install app
      - Clover EFI
      - Clover Configurator
      - Some KEXTs and SSDT patches


      How create create the install flash drive
       
      Prepare install flash drive

      Format the flash drive with GUID partition mapping and name it "Install".

      - Open Disk Utility.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination flash drive, then Erase.
      - Name: Install, Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and Scheme: GUID Partition Map
       
      Create install flash drive

      Open terminal and run this command:
      sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Install --nointeraction This will take about 30 minutes.
       


      Install bootloader

      Download the CloverEFI from official repository (used 5097) and install only with these options on "Install macOS Catalina":
       
      - Install for UEFI booting only
      - Install Clover in the ESP
      - UEFI Drivers - Recommended Drivers - AudioDxe (Just to have nice sound on boot)
      - UEFI Drivers - Recommended Drivers - FSInject (I still don't know if it's really necessary)
      - UEFI Drivers - File System drivers - ApfsDriverLoader (Support to APFS partitions)
      - UEFI Drivers - File System drivers - VBoxHfs (Support HFS/HFS+ partitions)
      - UEFI Drivers - Memory fix drivers - AptioMemoryFix (Fix the memory management of de UEFI/BIOS)
       
      FileVault 2
       
      If you plan to use FileVault 2, you need to download additional drivers, since what comes with Clover is not up to date and use VirtualSMC instead of FakeSMC.
      Follow instructions bellow:
       
      From current Clover installation, check these options to USB keyboard/mouse work on password screen:
      - UEFI Drivers - Human Interface Devices - UsbKbDxe
      - UEFI Drivers - Human Interface Devices - UsbMouseDxe
       
      After Clover install will be created a partition named EFI and mounted in Desktop. Usually the path is /Volumes/EFI/.
       
      Download the versions 2.1.0 and 2.0.9 of AppleSupportPkg from: https://github.com/acidanthera/AppleSupportPkg/releases
      We need the last version of AppleGenericInput.efi that is inside 2.1.0 and last version of AppleUiSupport.efi that is inside 2.0.9.
      OR download attached bellow.
       
      Put in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/drivers/UEFI/
       
      That's it! FileVault 2 will work without problems.
       
       

       
       
      Make things works
       
      After Clover install will be created a partition named EFI and mounted in Desktop. Usually the path is /Volumes/EFI/.
       
      - Replace the /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with mine attached below
      - Put SSDT-L440.aml attached below in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/
       
      Generate your Serial, MLB and SmUUID
       
      - Open the replaced config.plist with Clover Configurator (used 5.6.2.0)
      - Go to SMBIOS, click few times in "Generate New" in Serial Number and SmUUID.
       
      Copy the Clover Configurator to flash drive because you will need later.
       
      Download those Kexts and put in /EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other/
       
      - Download the VirtualSMC from here. I used all Kexts and UEFI driver (put VirutalSmc.efi inside /Volumes/EFI/EFI/drivers/UEFI/) from version 1.0.8 (If you followed the steps to enable FileVault 2 above, skip to the next item).
      - Download the Lilu.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.8.
      - Download the VoodooPS2Controller.kext from here. I used version 2.0.4.
      - Download the IntelMausiEthernet.kext from here. I used the version 2.5.0.
      - Download the VoodooHDA.kext from here. I used the version 2.9.2. (Need to turn up the volume on Info.plist, more instructions below)
      - Download the WhateverGreen.kext from here. I used the version 1.3.3.
      - Download the USBInjectAll.kext from here. I used the version 2018-1108.
       
      Important! If you are coming from my previous Mojave guide, please note that I am using some kexts from other repositories / authors.
       
       
      Audio volume adjustment
       
      - Open the Info.plist inside VoodooHDA.kext/Contents/ with TextEdit.app or any text editor of your choice.
      - Change:
      <key>PCM</key> <integer>90</integer> to:
      <key>PCM</key> <integer>140</integer> Or, download the versions 2.9.2 attached bellow.
       
       
      Keyboard swap Command with Option (optional)
       
      - If you prefer, you can swap Command and Option keys, to map Win Key - Command and Alt - Option.
      - Change /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/OEM/S400CA/UEFI/kexts/10.15/VoodooPS2Controller.kext/Contents/PlugIns/VoodooPS2Keyboard.kext/Contents/Info.plist:
      <key>Swap command and option</key> <true/> to:
      <key>Swap command and option</key> <false/> Or, download the version 2.0.4 already adjusted attached bellow.
       
       
      Wifi and Bluetooth (BCM94360CS2 + M2 NGFF adapter)
       
      Recently I replaced the DW1560 with BCM94360CS2. Now I have fully wireless and bluetooth working (including Instant Hotspot) without any kexts.
       
      See: 
       
       
      Wifi and Bluetooth (DW1560 / BCM94352Z)
       
      Unfortunately, some notebook manufacturers are currently blocking the replacement of wireless cards. They want you to only use the models sold by them. And of course, none of them from Lenovo for this notebook model is compatible with MacOS.
       
      If you try to start with an unauthorized wifi card for them, you will receive a screen error:
      1802: Unauthorized network card is plugged in - Power off and remove the network card. Since this check is done directly in the BIOS, the only solution is to modify it.
      But since nothing is easy in this life, there is one small big problem:
      - The BIOS update procedure does not allow you to use modded files as it used to be.
      - You will need to physically reach your BIOS on the motherboard and make use of a USB BIOS reader/writer.
       
      So what you need to do:
      1. Disassembly your laptop;
      2. Dump your BIOS with an USB BIOS reader with SOIC8 clip (to not desolder from the motherboard);
      3. Patch it (Ask on UEFI hack forums over there to someone patch for you. Every dump is unique, so mine don't work to you.);
      4. Fix RSA signature;
      5. Reflash BIOS;
      6. Replace wireless card;
      7. Remount your laptop;
      8. Done.
       
      To fix a Modded BIOS to remove the 5 beeps on boot, you need this guide: https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/337333-guide-fix-insyde-h2o-bios-signature-5-beeps-on-lenovo (traduzido: pt-BR)
       
       
      After replaced the wireless card. Download those Kexts and put in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.15/
       
      - Download the AirportBrcmFixup.kext from here. I used the version 2.0.3. (To enable Wireless)
      - Download the BrcmBluetoothInjector.kext, BrcmFirmwareRepo.kext and BrcmPatchRAM3.kext from here. I used the version 2019-10-17. (To enable Bluetooth)
      - Download the BT4LEContinuityFixup.kext from here. I used the version 1.1.4. (To enable Handoff and Continuity)
       
      Keep in mind that the bluetooth kexts are currently in development and the official releases will be available in future in the repository: https://github.com/acidanthera/BrcmPatchRAM/releases
       
       
      Now you can start the installation without problem (I guess).
       
       
      How install
       
      UEFI Setup Configuration and Installation

      UEFI configuration
       
      My BIOS is the latest: 1.93 (J4ET93WW) 

      - Shutdown and insert the flash drive.
      - Power on with F1 pressed to enter BIOS setup.
      - Change value: Config - Intel(R) AMT - Intel(R) AMT Control to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Security Chip to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Anti-Theft - Intel(R) AT Module Activation to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Anti-Theft - Computrace to DISABLED
      - Change value: Security - Secure Boot to DISABLED
      - Change value: Startup - UEFI/Legacy Boot to BOTH, Legacy First and CSM Support = Yes
      - Save & Exit Setup (F10)
       
      - Now, hold the F12
      - In the list, select your flash drive.
      - Choose the flash drive (white icon).
       
      The installer will start. 
      
      Format destination disk

      Format the disk with GUID partition mapping and name it "Macintosh".

      - Select Disk Utility in the list, then press Continue.
      - Click in View, then "Show All Devices".
      - Select the destination Disk, then Erase.
      - Name: HD, Format: APFS and Scheme: GUID Partition Map

      Close Disk Utility.
      
      Select "Install macOS", then Continue.
      Follow instructions in screen.

      After install
       
      After first part install the system will reboot. Maybe you have to press F12 again and select the flash drive.
       
      Choose the internal disk (gray hdd icon) if not already selected.

      The second part of the installation will begin. This will take 16 minutes.

       

      Post installation
       
      When the second part of install finish, the system will reboot again.

      After performing the user initial setup and go to the desktop, you need to make the system disk bootable.

      Open the Clover Configurator from flash drive that you copied before.

      Mount and open the flash drive EFI partition. (Inside Clover Configurator, Mount EFI -> Select flash drive in Efi Partitions list -> Mount Partition -> Open Partition)
       
      Copy the EFI folder to desktop.
       
      Go back to Clover Configurator, unmount the EFI partition of the flash drive and mount and open the EFI partition of internal disk.
       
      Move the EFI folder from Desktop to EFI partition of the internal disk.
       
      Eject the flash drive.
       
      Move all Kexts from EFI partition of internal disk to /Library/Extensions and make kext cache, with those commands in Terminal:
      sudo mv -R /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/10.15/* /Library/Extensions/ sudo chmod -R 755 /Library/Extensions sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/Extensions sudo kextcache -i / Restart the system.
       
       
      It's done!
       
       
      System Updates
       
      10.15.1
       
      Updated without changing or updating anything.
       

       
       
       

      And last but not least

      I would like to thank the following community members, by making these dream possible:
      @crushers, @snatch, @apianti, @blackosx, @blusseau, @dmazar, @slice2009, @autumnrain, @phpdev32, @EMlyDinEsH, @RehabMan, @Scellow, @mitch_de, @Shailua, @Andy Vandijck, @maxfierke, @ArturXXX, @LexHimself, @brumas, @"Sniki", @Mieze, @headkaze and all others members involved directly or indirectly.
       
       
      Attachments
       
       
      SSDT-L440.aml
      config.plist
      VoodooHDA.kext.zip
      VoodooPS2Controller.kext.zip
      Filevault 2 additional drivers.zip
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